Around the Blogosphere – Add YOUR Giveaway Link

by Erica

5 Minutes Around the BlogosphereWelcome to our weekly roundup here at “5 Minutes Around the Blogosphere”.

As you know, you can come back all week and add a post or giveaway to our Mister Linky. Be sure to check back often, as new links will be added daily. You don’t want to miss out on something fun.


    This Mother’s Day, the Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa are offering the Ultimate Mother’s Day Getaway. One lucky winner and their all-star mom will win:

  • Overnight accommodations at The Water Club at Borgata
  • Brunch for four prepared by Executive Chef Aram Mardigian at Wolfgang Puck American Grille
  • Luxurious spa experience for mom at the award-winning Immersion Spa
  • $100 gift card to The Shoppes at The Water Club
  • Send in your entry here by Tuesday, May 4 at 11:59pm EST. You must be 21 or older and multiple entries will be disqualified.

  • In honor of Mother’s Day,, the premier source of trustworthy care options for families, today launched the Happy Family Moments video and photo contest on Facebook. The contest, designed to celebrate those special family moments that you were lucky enough to capture, will reward one grand-prize winner with the ultimate Mother’s Day gift: a spa weekend getaway for two including roundtrip airfare, a two-night hotel stay and spa treatments – a $2,000 value! For a chance to win, simply click the contest tab on the Facebook page and submit a photo or video of your happiest family moment.

    Other prizes include a $500 spa gift certificate or a one-year subscription to – perfect for finding babysitters so mom can take the night off. The final day for contest submissions is Mother’s Day, May 9, 2010. Contest voting will begin on May 10, 2010.

  • Human Touch®, the U.S. market leader of innovative massage chairs, Perfect Chair® Recliners, and other wellness solutions, is running a “Pamper Mom This Mother’s Day” contest and are accepting entries now until May 5th!

    They are offering a free Human Touch iJoy-2310 Massage Chair ($599 value) to the most deserving Mom. To participate, submit an entry, 150 words or less, describing why your Mom, Spouse/Partner (who is a mom of course!) deserves this great giveaway. Moms are also encouraged to submit an entry for themselves!

    All information can be found here.

  • CarHelp is holding an iPad Giveaway. To enter, all you have to do is submit a photo. For example, your photo could show: why can’t you live without the iPad, a play off of the word “pad.” (No feminine products, please), what you would do if you win the iPad. The key is to be creative and have fun!
    You can find all of the details here.


  • Crocs are looking to celebrate their fans and the release of their new line of shoes with their Ambassador program. Five passionate people will help Crocs spread the word about their shoes, lifestyle stories, fashion and other fun things online. For their participation, the lucky Ambassadors will win a bunch of cool prizes, trips and gear.
    Follow this link for the social media news release, which has the full story as well as pictures of Crocs’ new gear, social connections, and their newest commercial.

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Books For Grown-Ups

  • Mom Knows It All Cray Busy Beautiful book giveaway (5/7)
  • Muse Reviews “Island Beneath the Sea”, a novel by Isabel Allende (5/4 US & Canada)

Books For Kids

  • CPA Mom Candy Fairies books (5/3)
  • CPA Mom This Is Me From Now On (5/4)

Would you like to share a fun giveaway or a worth our while post? Please add it to the Mr. Linky below. You can come here any time this week to add in your link. Don’t miss out on the fun. Be sure to visit throughout the week as the linky grows, and more sites are added.

If you would like to have a post on your blog featured in 5 Minutes Around The Blogosphere, please send us an email with the actual link to your post at features5minutesformom at gmail dot com and we’ll see if it can be arranged.

Email Author    |    Website About Erica

Erica has been a part of the 5 Minutes for Mom writing team since the summer of 2008. She is a mom to three little ones - Audrey (7), Isaiah (4) and Christian (3).

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{ 23 comments… read them below or add one }

1 Stephanie Lynn May 2, 2010 at 2:38 am

Thank you so much for the fabulous post! I enjoy seeing what’s going on around blog world each week! Hope you are enjoying your weekend!


2 Steph May 2, 2010 at 2:40 am

Thank you for the linky!


3 Natalie A. May 2, 2010 at 2:57 am

Thanks for your Linky!!


4 Holly May 2, 2010 at 8:22 am

Left a link


5 Sky May 2, 2010 at 8:25 am

Thank you for the linky!


6 Jennifer May 2, 2010 at 11:39 am



7 Jennifer-Eighty MPH Mom May 2, 2010 at 1:11 pm

Thank you for the linky! I have a linky that posts on Thursdays if anyone wants to link up!


8 Sarah May 2, 2010 at 1:53 pm

Thanks for the linky!

Everyone is welcome to come link up at mine today too


9 Eliza May 2, 2010 at 2:23 pm

Thanks for the ability to link up!


10 debi9kids May 2, 2010 at 2:56 pm

Hi ladies! I hope it’s ok that I linked up my give-away for the Tuesday Blog Party.


11 Jessie May 2, 2010 at 3:21 pm
12 Christina May 2, 2010 at 5:39 pm

Thanks for doing this girls! Love it!


13 Kara May 2, 2010 at 9:20 pm

Thank you for the cool linky and happy Sunday!


14 Leah May 2, 2010 at 9:37 pm

Thanks girls..great site :)


15 Julie P. May 3, 2010 at 12:37 am

Thanks for the linky!


16 Shareen May 3, 2010 at 3:32 am

Hi! Thanks for the Link. Wholesale Furniture Brokers is having a Mothers Day 2010 Contest and we would like to invite all moms to join the contest. Just visit our official contest blog post. A link to the contest is posted above.

Thank you.


17 Susan Heim May 3, 2010 at 8:31 am

Thanks for the linky!


18 Lee Block May 3, 2010 at 9:49 am

We are having a great giveaway ending on May 10 for some awesome one of a kind wine charms that are glass fused by FOXY fusions!!


19 Tracy B May 3, 2010 at 11:54 am

I left a link for a kids magazine giveaway. Check it out. Good luck!


20 Jill Mayer May 4, 2010 at 5:04 pm

If your mom rocks, tell us why! In honor of Mother’s Day, Sonos is giving one lucky mom a house full of music by Sonos. Just tweet #sonos and why your #momrocks for a chance to win this rockin’ prize! Contest ends May 6th so get your 140 characters on!


21 Elizabeth May 4, 2010 at 6:30 pm

My computer completely spazzed out! When I copied the link it put my name instead of what I was giving away! I am so sorry ladies! The giveaway is actually Glowelle’s 7-day Powder Stick Pack Kit! A fantastic beauty drink! Thanks so much for understanding my mishap! Don’t hold technology against me! Thanks for the opportunity 5MFM! Elizabeth


22 Peter Piper Picked May 7, 2010 at 2:59 pm

Peter Piper Picked & Poppy’s Closet are giving away a $100 Gift Card to spend at

Thanks Mr. Linky!


23 Rita May 8, 2010 at 3:45 pm

Thanks from the Windy City for the linky dink!


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